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Get Out of Your Room…

Date your RAUnless your dorm’s Resident Advisor is hot, chances are you haven’t really thought that much about gettin’ it on with an RA. But the FAU Honors College Housing team wants to change that by offering up their RAs as fodder for a date on Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. in the AD Auditorium on the MacArthur campus in Jupiter. To find out more about their “Singled Out”-style shindig, e-mail Erin Marshall to [email protected].

Get Off Campus…

Enjoy one tequila that doesn’t have an annoying reality TV showSay “buck it” every Thursday for College Night at Tequila Ranch in the Paradise plaza of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Not only can you see if you’ve got the moves on the mechanical bucking bull, but you can also enjoy traditional 2-4-1 well-drinks and $2 beers. And, true to its name, Tequila Ranch is home to more than 50 premium tequilas. For more information, visit www.tequilaranch.com or call (954) 556-7430.æ

You’ve got a few days to see Three Days GraceHard rockers Three Days Grace will be joined by Seether and Breaking Bennjamin on stage at the newly-christened Cruzan Rum Amphitheatre (formerly the Sound Advice Amphitheatre, the Coral Sky Amphitheatre, and the Mars Music Amphitheatre) on March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are being issued through Ticketmaster at a general admission price of $26.50, so check out www.ticketmaster.com for details.

Ladies love little black dressesMax’s Grille in downtown Boca Raton’s Mizner Park has raised the hemlines on traditional ladies’ nights and launched Little Black Dress Thursdays. Now offering for all women to enjoy half-off drinks all night long – provided they show up in a little black dress. And no, a dark navy blue won’t pass inspection. Call Max’s Grille if you need more info at (561) 368-0080.?

Get a Gig…

Have a few drinks, then have yourself a new jobThe Third Annual Short-And-Sweet Media Job Fair is going down at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood on March 1. The JAZZIZ Bistro located in the Paradise plaza is hosting the media mixer from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The admission is free (and so are the appetizers), and we’re even told that drinks will be discounted because, hey, you don’t have a job yet, right? E-mail the employment extraordinaire himself, Michael Koretzky, at [email protected] for more information.

Choose to work in shoes ?The Aerosoles store in Boca Raton’s trendy Mizner Park is looking for an assistant manager to, well, assist with store operations. Applicants must have at least two to three years of retail experience to be considered for the job, but if you think you have what it takes, call the Aerosoles store at (561) 368-9216 to inquire.

Get Some Free Money…

Nothing minor about this minority scholarship?Straightforward Media gives away $500 every three months to a deserving minority student. To be eligible, students (and students-to-be) must be members of a racial or ethnic minority group. Check out www.straightforwardmedia.com minority for the fine print.

Stuck in the (financial) middle with you?The “Stuck In the (Financial) Middle” Scholarship is a new scholarship opportunity underwritten by CitiBank, and it pays up to $4000 to a deserving student who works at least 20 hours a week and maintains outstanding grades. Sounds like a lot of us, right? For all the details, check out http://www.fastweb.com.

Get Good Karma…

Volunteer to save Jewish history?The FAU Libraries’ Judaica Sound Archives is in need of volunteers who are able to enter information about LPs, tapes and CDs into a computer database. The Judaica Sound Archives is home to scores of early recordings of Jewish cultural music that must be preserved for future generations. But not only is that cause enough to help, just imagine the cool conversations you can now have with a Jewish grandmother. Call (561) 297-2207 if you can help.

Beat weeds and feel good about it?The Pine Jog Environmental Center at FAU offers land management and restoration opportunities that allow you to learn about Florida’s flora and fauna while you volunteer. Work side by side with their staff and aid in invasive plant control, landscaping/land maintenance, trail restoration and maintenance, and forest fire prevention. For further information, please call (561) 686-6600 and ask for Kristi.

Relay For Life 2008?Relay For Life, the annual 24-hour party/walk to raise awareness and donations for the American Cancer Society is back, and this year promises to be even better than before with a theme of TV shows. To get your organization (or group of friends) involved in this worthwhile cause, call Eunike Stenerson at (561) 809-9859.

Get In the Know…

Did 9/11 and the Iraq War impact American foreign policy?Well, duh; but the FAU Political Science Department wants to get into further discussion about the issue, and they’ve invited Dr. Dukhong Kim of the University of Illinois in Chicago to deliver a lecture titled, “The Impact of 9/11 and the Invasion of Iraq on Foreign Policy Values” on Feb. 29 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in room 105 of the Social Sciences building on the Boca campus. If you would like to know more, call (561) 297-3210.

Random Listing of the Week…

We couldn’t make this stuff upThe Harbor Branch campus’s 2008 Ocean Science Lecture Series is at it again – this time with a free presentation called “What’s in Your Clam Chowder?” to be presented on March 5 at 4 p.m. in the Johnson Education Center auditorium at the Harbor Branch campus of FAU. There’s no word if the lecturer, John Scarpa, will be informing the audience on the proper pronunciation of the word “chowder” (since New Englanders still insist it’s “chow-duh”), but stay tuned or e-mail [email protected] for questions.

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